WICHITA, Kan.- The Wichita State women’s tennis team will travel to Norman, Okla. on Oct. 17-21 for the ITA Central Region Championships hosted by the University of Oklahoma.
Montse Blasco Fernandez, Summer Schlotterback, Satjaporn Mahajaroenkul, Abby Stevens, and Whitley Quan will begin play in the qualifying draw on Thursday.
The Shockers are coming off a strong showing at the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships where they captured three championships. Rebecca Pedrazzi captured her second MVC Individual Championship by defeating Erica Medlin of Northern Iowa in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1 in flight one singles play. Blasco Fernandez captured the third individual singles championship of her Shocker career after taking down Ariadna Cairo Baza of Southern Illinois, 6-1, 7-6 (4) in flight four play.
In doubles play, the Shockers won in flight three when Veronika Blaskova and Mahajaroenkul defeated Madeliene Baillon and Heather Nisbet of Illinois State, 8-6.
The first round of the qualifying draw will begin at 8 a.m. Results will be posted on GoShockers.com following the completion of play.